valproate

World English Dictionary
valproic acid (vælˈprəʊɪk)
 
n
a synthetic crystalline compound, used as an anticonvulsive to treat seizure disorders. Formula C7H15COOH
 
[C20: from val(erian) + pro(pyl) + -ic]
 
val'proate
 
n

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valproate val·pro·ate (vāl-prō'āt)
n.
The sodium salt of valproic acid used orally in the treatment of epilepsy.

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